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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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central vermont railway co.
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vermont. railroad commissioner.
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vermont central railroad co.
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central vermont railway
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howard towsley
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vermont central railroad company
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Railroad station in Grand Isle, Vermont, with locomotive on tracks and automobile next to the station.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Grand Isle
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Central Vermont Railway steam locomotive #213 and baggage car and passenger cars
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroads
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Side-by-side railroad bridge, covered bridge, and highway bridge over the river
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Brattleboro
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Northfield
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Montreal & Boston Express train crossing the bridge over the Connecticut River between Woodsville, New Hampshire and Wells River, Vermont
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Lyndonville, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Lyndonville
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Central Vermont Railway caboose 4014
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Cabooses (Railroads)
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Railroad bridge over the Black River in Ludlow, Vermont, with steam locomotive on bridge
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Ludlow
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Train station at Bethel, Vermont, with store fronts and buildings in the background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bethel
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Locomotive 127 at Steamtown, Vermont, undergoing hydro test, with R. L. Grezegorowicz holding an oil can
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Putney, Vermont, with locomotive #1425 at the station and two cars parked next to it. A workman is rolling a barrel in the background. A man is standing on a caboose in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Putney
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with freight cars on tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Derailed passenger cars partly submered in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, West Berlin, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Danville, Vermont, with well dressed persons on the platform and several horses and carriages waiting.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Danville
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with pedestrian bridge over tracks
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Brattleboro
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Chester, Vermont, with train arriving and horse-drawn carriages in foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Saint Albans
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Montpelier and Barre Railroad locomotive 19 at Morrisville, Vermont, shops
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Barre and Montpelier Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Railroad station in Chester, Vermont with signal posts in the foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Burlington
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
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Central Vermont flanger 4233 in North Conway, New Hampshire
Topics: Central Vermont Railway, Railroads
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Springfield
Topics: Street, railroads, Vermont, Springfield, Trolley cars, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Washed out railroad bridge along the Wells River near South Ryegate, Vermont, after the Flood of 1927, with tracks and ties still hanging in place
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, South ryegate, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks.
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont, Floods, Vermont, Railroad tracks
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912. Both engines were wrecked and two passenger were killed.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Cut stone railroad tunnel in Newbury, Vermont, with wooden pedestrian stairs up to the road above.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad tracks and ties over washed out bridge in Northfield, Vermont, during flood of November 3, 1927
Topics: Northfield (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Railroad bridges, Vermont, Northfield
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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String of railroad cars and a coal tower in the flooded railroad yards in Brattleboro, Vermont, during the flood of November 4-5, 1927
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont, Brattleboro, Brattleboro (Vt.), Flood, 1927
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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New bridge under construction in Passumpsic, Vermont, May 5, 1928, with several persons walking on temporary wooden planks over the steel trestles
Topics: Bridges, Vermont, Passumpsic
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad tracks along Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont, with automobiles and a wagon drawn by two horses on the road next to the railroad tracks. Several homes and barns are in the distance.
Topics: West Danville (Vt.), Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with large American flag flying outside and railroad cars on the tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. A row of telephone poles stretches from the left foreground to the center background. Several persons are standing on a handcar in the background and one man is standing with a rifle on the railroad ties.
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont, Floods, Vermont, Railroad tracks
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in the village of North Ferrisburgh, in the town of Ferrisburgh, Vermont, with weeds growing up around the building
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, North Ferrisburgh
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with the paddlewheel boat Lady Lake in the background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Newport
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
B & M Railroad bridge over the Connecticut River at Bellows Falls, Vermont, during the Flood of 1927, with houses in the distanc eon the other side of the river. The view is northerly along the Connecticut River Line.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Bellows Falls, Bellows Falls (Vt.), Flood, 1927
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station at Lyndon, Vermont, tilted at sharp angle after flood, with nearby cars and a covered bridge on the right. Access to the bridge has been washed out.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Lyndon, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Fairlee, Vermont, with horse-drawn carriage in right foreground
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Fairlee
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with locomotive and cars on left and baggage and freight cars on right and a paddlewheel steamboat in the center background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Newport, Steamboats, Vermont, Railroad stations
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Lewiston, Vermont, with two locomotives on adjoining tracks
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Lewiston
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad bridge over the falls in Center Rutland, Vermont, with locomotive and passenger cars on the bridge
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Center Rutland
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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The park in Orleans, Vermont, with bandstand on the left and railroad tracks leading from left foreground to the center background and commercial buildings to the right of the tracks.
Topics: Orleans (Vt.), Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont, with trolley car and horse-drawn carriages in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Burlington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station at Bellows Falls, Vermont, with Boston and Maine Freight Office building on right and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bellows Falls
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad tracks and washed out roadbed along the Connecticut River at Wells River, Vermont, with the top of the railroad station showing in the right background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Wells River, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Middlebury, Vermont, with horse-drawn wagon in front of it.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Middlebury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with passenger cars and combo car and horses and buggy in the foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Brattleboro
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
High water on the Connecticut River on the left, with Waits River on the right. Bradford railroad station is in the distance, with Boston & Maine freight cars and piles of lumber in the foreground. Clothes are hanging on the line behind a house on the left. There is a covered railroad bridge over the Connecticut River.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Chester Depot railroad station is on left, next to hardware store with several horses and carriages in front. A sign close to the railroad tracks says "Look Out for the Engine" and there is a restaurant to the right.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester Depot
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Williamsville, Vermont, with bridge in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Williamsville, Railroad bridges, Vermont, Williamsville
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Bellows Falls, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bellows Falls
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Central Vermont caboose 4045 at convention of the Central Vermont Railway Historical Society.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson